Gooseberry spiritual meaning to have sympathetic magical qualities, representing
that which is tasteful and the divine influence and for your highest good.
Ogham Letter: IA or OI
Latin: Ribes uva-crispa
Ogham Astrology: Venus.
Gooseberry Spiritual Meaning
Generations, gooseberry is the sweetest of wood/life, most wonderful of taste, divine influences, which surround us in the sweetest ways, the kindred spirits of nature. A jelly made from gooseberry berries aids digestive problems and helps reduce fevers. A tincture or tea made from gooseberry leaves helps with pre-menstrual problems.
To rid a sty that has developed on the eyelid, point a gooseberry thorn at it and say “away, away, away.” – Lady Wilde (Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms & Superstitions of Ireland, 1887. It is said to have sympathetic magical qualities, representing that which is tasteful and the divine influence.
Not often found in folklore but has a strong association with fairies. It has also been connected with the ‘dance of life “ and the “mystic crane dance performed upon labyrinths throughout Europe. It is also suggested that these bones (of the swine) were the discarded stems from the magic mushrooms that were eaten during a ritual. © by Druid Priestess Jyoti Eagles